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Military money is a Golden Egg

Aesop’s fable warns against killing the goose laying golden eggs. The tale’s origins date to 600 B.C. and tells of the greedy farmer who foolishly killed the prized goose to get to the gold’s source and ended up with nothing.

Skeptics in our nation’s capital today quip that politicians are greedy, self-serving and tone deaf and are cooking their own geese and all of us too.

Those controlling the “other Washington” have us drowning in debt. According to the U.S. Treasury, we owe $31.3 trillion which is rapidly growing. That is a gigantic, unfathomable number and equates to a tax of $94,000 per...


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